Alina Troyano (a.k.a. Carmelita Tropicana) is a Cuban born writer/performer based in New York City. She worked on a script with playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins for the Creative Capital funded work The Jacobs-Jenkins/Tropicana Project (working title). Previous performances and theater pieces include Post Plastica (2015) and Recycling Altantis (2014).
Alina Troyano worked in the Nef studio.
Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…